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Industrial-Strength IoT Unlocks The Power Of Dark Data

Consumer products like the FitBit, smart clothing and smarter homes may get more market exposure, but the most compelling internet of things (IoT) story is unfolding behind the scenes at the industrial level. Industry analyst research from Gartner and IDC estimates that 80 percent of digital data …

Information Security

A Millennial’s Take on Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends

Cisco Blog > Collaboration<p>Collaboration<p>Maggie Harper - July 22, 2016 - 5 Comments<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer’s Mary Meeker recently released her annual “2016 Internet Trends Report.” As always, it was a wealth of information. That being said, all her data — 213 slides worth — blew my mind.<p>The …

Trends

The Big Data Edition

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Big Data

Make your enterprise customers more mobile and secure with virtual private networks

SP360: Service Provider<p>Jim O'Leary - July 24, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>The pace of business is accelerating. To keep up companies need to be able to move fast and seize new opportunities. That means keeping employees in touch with the people, tools and information they require, wherever and whenever they …

Mobile

4 must-have summer tech accessories for epic road trips

Keep your road trips fun, secure and responsible with these great travel accessory offers from TNW Deals, featuring a high-grade car mount for your phone and a multi-device car charger to keep your whole crew juiced up on the go.<p>You’ll also find a high-tech illuminating rechargeable flashlight, as …

Road Trips

10 reasons driving a supercar isn't as cool as you think

Ah, supercars! They are the thoroughbreds of the automotive world. They can cost millions. They go very fast, and they attract plenty of attention in traffic and when pulling up to valet lines.<p>People dream about owning a Ferrari, a Lamborghini, a McLaren, a Pagani, or a Bugatti all their lives, …

Driving

The 12 most high-tech hotels in the world

Looking for a unique travel experience? Staying in a one-of-a-kind, high-tech hotel is a pretty solid way to get one.<p>Whether you want robots checking your bags or virtual golf simulations, we've rounded up the 14 most high-tech hotels from all around the world — some of which are very cost friendly!<p>…

Travel

You’ll be prepping for your next job interview in VR

Imagine a VR simulation in which you can speak in front of an audience of thousands of people shuffling in their seats. All of those faces in front of you may not be real, but the 360-film footage and audio will trick your brain into firing up all of those familiar nerves, invoking what the VR …

Employment

Cisco Live 2016: 5 top trends in video

SP360: Service Provider<p>Adam Davies - July 24, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>Cisco Live Las Vegas saw thousands of people come together to talk tech and get the inside track on the industry. Here’s a look at the top five video trends to emerge from this year’s event. But what does it all mean for Service …

Trends

Why car tech companies should look to Amazon for inspiration

The most advanced automotive tech available ahead of the arrival of fully self-driving vehicles should, ideally, be incredibly sophisticated, and completely invisible to users. So far, of all the major tech companies, Amazon is the closest to striking that balance.<p>Computers are complicated, and one …

Automotive

3 changes that will strengthen your data science team

Data science is a hot topic, and data scientists are the hot commodity. Google the phrase and there are a zillion results, many of which reference the most disruptive startups and innovative corporations. It’s all data science all the time these days.<p>But before you create a data science team, it’s …

Science

3 tips for creating a human and A.I.-powered chatbot

In the past, commerce was always about two people trading with each other — a truly human experience.<p>Over time, we became more sophisticated and created instruments like currencies and institutions like retail stores. Now, with the advent of the Internet and the birth of e-commerce, we agreed to a …

Chatbots

Google Races to Catch Up in Cloud Computing

When it comes to cloud computing, Google is in a very unfamiliar position: seriously behind.<p>Google is chasing Amazon and Microsoft for control of the next generation of business technology, in enormous cloud-computing data centers. Cloud systems are cheap and flexible, and companies are quickly …

Cloud Computing

Keeping the “House” in Order: A Look Inside Cisco’s Data Protection Program

Security<p>Michelle Fleury - July 22, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>When I think of data protection, I think of it like the protection of our homes: We know burglars may be out there “watching” us where we live, picking up on our daily patterns and scouring our home’s exterior to find the easiest way …

Data protection

Metal 3D printing takes flight

While many designers and engineers find success with 3D-printing parts in plastic for prototyping and low-volume production, producing parts out of metal using similar technology has recently led to the creation of some of the most exciting 3D-printed parts in memory.<p>With key patents for metal …

Fabrication

Big data company Teradata acquires UK’s Big Data Partnership

More consolidation in the so-called big data space. Publicly-listed U.S. big data company Teradata has acquired London-based Big Data Partnership, a startup that provides big data solutions and training to help companies become more savvy in the use of, well, <i>big data</i>. You may have noticed a …

Big Data

Jiobit aims to make wearables so discreet they’re practically invisible

If there’s one big problem that plagues all smartwatches and most fitness trackers, it’s battery life. Device designers are faced with two choices: …

Wearable Tech

Scientists create glasses-free 3D for the movie theater

You wouldn't have to don awkward eyewear to watch the latest blockbuster.<p>Watching glasses-free 3D on a TV is no longer an outlandish concept, but that hasn't been true for movie theaters. How are you supposed to create the same parallax effect for everyone, whether they're up front or way in the …

Science

Why Pokémon Go’s technology is no fad

Pokémon Go has ignited the digital world. Every news organization has reported on why Pokémon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon …

Augmented Reality

Why The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Driving Infrastructure Spending By Retailers

<i>Featuring Todd Cripe and Velda Goodin</i><p>There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things (IoT)—but is it a small wave to let pass, or is this a …

Things

Podcast: The 'Internet of Everything' is already the next big thing

As a developer, the technologies you know today are not going to be enough moving forward. It's vital to have a good grasp on foundational …

Podcasting

Knowledge sharing key in cybersecurity defense | The Network | The Network

Some of the biggest challenges businesses face with fighting IT threats are social engineering and managing sensitive company data.<p>Cybersecurity issues can affect a company's growth. Cisco's report <i>Cybersecurity as a Growth Advantage</i> found: 71 percent of respondents say “cybersecurity concerns are …

Knowledge sharing

The 40 coolest people under 40 in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley revolves around the minds of tech pioneers that are striving to burst through the industry ceiling each year.<p>These innovators have the power and ambition to change the way we think and live.<p>Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people …

Silicon Valley

Google makes smartphone comic book reading easier with machine learning

Bubble Zoom in action. (credit: Google)Reading comic books on a smartphone is a bit of a bummer. Comic books are designed to be read on a 7×10.5" …

Google Books

A Recap of Digital Energy at Cisco Live

Cisco Blog > Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities<p>Energy - Oil & Gas and Utilities<p>Rick Geiger - July 21, 2016 - 0 Comments<p>Cisco Live is always an incredible event. It was an amazing experience from the sessions, to the speakers and the after hour events! There was just an incredible amount of energy and …

Cisco Systems

Nvidia’s Eye-Tracking Tech Could Revolutionize Virtual Reality

A phenomenon first observed by Leonardo da Vinci is being used to make virtual images look more realistic.Look at a clock on a nearby wall. The focal …

NVidia

Facebook's solar-powered drone makes first full test flight

Mark Zuckerberg is having his Wright Brothers moment.<p>Facebook's solar-powered, internet-beaming plane Aquila is finally ready for takeoff after two years of engineering and scale model flights. As the company reports today, a full-scale version of Aquila made its first official flight on June 28th, …

Airplanes

11 Google projects that could change the world

Google's parent company Alphabet has so many projects cooking it can be difficult to keep track.<p>But there are some that could truly change the world as we know it once they're complete.<p>Scroll down to see the most mind-blowing projects.

Science

“Innovation Grand Challenge: Where Are They Now” – CyberFlow Analytics

Innovation<p>Alex Goryachev - July 22, 2016 - 0 Comments<p><i>The Cisco Innovation Grand</i> Challenge is an exciting way for us to uncover new <i>opportunities and game-changing trends. It’s also a great way for entrepreneurs and startups to further their ideas. And the good news is we’re still accepting</i> …

Analytics

This tech entrepreneur turned $800 into a massive bus empire used by Facebook and the NFL

When Armir Harris was 16, his family immigrated from Albania to the Atlanta, Georgia metro area as polticial refugees seeking asylum.<p>Having no other options, and "out of necessity," his parents ended up getting into the transportation business — Harris' uncle, who had immigrated some years before, …

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